A randomized controlled trial to promote long-term contraceptive use among HIV-serodiscordant and concordant positive couples in Zambia.

@article{Stephenson2011ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial to promote long-term contraceptive use among HIV-serodiscordant and concordant positive couples in Zambia.},
  author={Rob B Stephenson and Bellington Vwalika and Lauren Greenberg and Yusuf Ahmed and Cheswa M. Vwalika and Elwyn Nachanya Chomba and William Kilembe and Amanda C Tichacek and Susan L Allen},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={567-74}
}
BACKGROUND Countries facing high HIV prevalence often also experience high levels of fertility and low contraceptive use, suggesting high levels of unmet need for contraceptive services. In particular, the unique needs of couples with one or both partners HIV positive are largely missing from many current family planning efforts, which focus on the prevention of pregnancies in the absence of reduction of the risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). METHODS This article… CONTINUE READING

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